We have often ranted about the ever increasing model line-up of Merc and BMW, they fit ‘segments’ between segments and then cram a ‘new’ model inside those still. Can’t help but feel they may start doing lots of things averagely instead of the basics really well.
This ultra-luxurious Cabriolet joins the Mercedes sub-brand along with the existing S600 and S600 Pullman. We teased it yesterday on our Facebook page and unsurprisingly you’d be hard-pressed to tell the difference between the existing S-Class Cabriolet and this, which isn’t necessary a bad thing.
Chris Harris chooses his Performance Car of 2016 in the November issue of Top Gear South Africa. If you don’t know who Chris Harris is, you may be a little lost and this is definitely not the website for you.
The interior of the latest (2017) Mercedes E-Class is spectacularly good. Disclaimer, I haven’t actually sat in one, so this…
Already during my brief tenure at Feathered Throttle I’ve made reference to my dislike for BMW M cars, or rather my absolute belief that the AMG’S sh*t all over them.
In 2003, BMW revealed its E46 M3, Mercedes rumbled with the C32 AMG and Audi unleashed its mountain passing, tar ripping four wheel drive RS4. Again, each very unique and absolutely brilliant, but as Audi and Mercedes went to bed thinking that they had done their absolute best to compete, but little did they know that BMW revealed had something special up their sleeves.
That is the same amount of torque you get from a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and more than the Death Star before Luke “use the force” Skywalker blew it to smithereens. If we look back at the rivalry between cars, the performance family saloon battlefield has always been a little bit of a triple threat power fight. BMW’s M Division have given precision focused performance, while their Quattro fuelled rivals at Audi comforted us with four-wheel drive and a ton of grunt.
The very smart people at Mercedes USA have found a new way to view the different options you can get on your Mecedes GLA.